11 courses found
To develop the potential which everyone has to draw well from observation. To teach methods of drawing which are useful for oil painting and others which relate to water colour painting. To learn oil, acrylic, gouache and water colour techniques and make finished paintings in these media.
The most common cause for a cardiac arrest is a ‘heart attack’. If a heart attack (or other cause) results in a cardiac arrest then early defibrillation through a controlled electric shock is vital to maintain ‘the Chain of Survival’. This course has been designed to provide learners with the skills needed to administer safe, prompt and effective basic life support and use an AED (Automated External Defibrillator) safely in emergency situations.
A Level 2 Award in Basic Life Support and Safe Use of an Automated External Defibrillator qualification is available.
To enable learners to work and communicate online in a safe and responsible manner with an awareness of their personal digital footprint. Interact safely online, learn how to protect your personal information and use security to protect your digital devices and information.
This is a course for those who have never used a computer but who would like to have a go. The course aims to develop some of the basic skills required to begin using a computer and tablet. This is a course for complete beginners who want to learn at their own pace in a friendly, relaxed environment. Accreditation available.
Did you enjoy drawing at school? When did you last do a drawing? Would you like to find your drawing mojo once again? Our tutor will lead participants through a series of tasks designed to build confidence and practical skills working with a variety of drawing materials. You’ll explore and practice observational drawing techniques and you’ll learn how to apply your knowledge of the elements of art to create drawings which truly express your feelings. No prior knowledge is required
This course aims to make sewing a pleasure and shows you how cut patterns, make clothes and undertake alterations.
This course aims to make sewing a pleasure and can cover making clothes, alterations and making curtains & cushions.
The European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL) syllabus is designed to cover the key concepts of computing, its practical applications and their use in the workplace and society. It is suitable for anyone who already possesses basic IT skills. It is broken down into modules, each of which must be passed before an ECDL certificate is awarded. Depending on modules taken, there are different qualifications available.
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Suitable for those who have limited computer skills or have completed an introductory IT course. On this course you can learn how to use word processing software, create and use spreadsheets, use a database, create a slide show or create posters and newsletters in Desktop Publishing. You will be using the Microsoft Office 2013 suite of programs including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Publisher. You will gain an accreditation for this course and it is very suitable if you are thinking of getting a job or want to refresh your IT skills before returning to work.
A comprehensive introduction to cruising for inexperienced skippers. This course equips you with enough knowledge to navigate around familiar waters by day. A basic knowledge of lights is also included to introduce you to night cruising.
Course topics include: the basics of seamanship; the essentials of coastal navigation and pilotage; chart work; electronic charts; position fixing; plotting a course to steer; weather forecasting and meteorology; tides; collision regulations; construction, parts and equipment of a cruising boat and emergency and safety procedures including distress calls -,use of flares, safety harnesses, lifejackets and life rafts. The examination consists of two exam papers.
COSTS: The course fee includes compulsory course pack, Almanac and examination fees. Learners are also required to bring/purchase some basic navigation equipment e.g. a compass and Portland plotter (which can normally be purchased online for approximately £20). Any optional publications or materials will also be an additional cost.
Maximum class size is 12.